Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat.
Nick Fagnano, 20, was in the water with friends Sunday when he was hit, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.
A red flag warning is expected to go into effect on Sunday for much of Southern California, the National Weather Service announced.
A high wind warning was issued Wednesday for Los Angeles County and a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains, the National Weather Service said.
Southern California fire officials have increased staffing levels because of a red flag warning announced for areas in Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
July 2013 has been the wettest July for the city of Los Angeles in 95 years, the National Weather Service said Friday.
The warning, issued for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, will be in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.
The National Weather Service Sunday issued a wind advisory through the morning for the mountains and high desert of Los Angeles County.
A cold snap may bring below freezing temperatures to portions of Southern California this weekend.
Red flag warnings for parts of Southern California are in effect as a result of strong winds, dry conditions and warm temperatures.
A lingering high-pressure system is expected to bring above-average temperatures to the Southland through Tuesday.
Flash flood watches have been issued for parts of the Southland on Sunday.
More high surf is expected through Monday along the Southern California coastline.
An excessive heat warning denoting potentially deadly conditions will be in effect over vast areas of the Southland Wednesday and Thursday as a result of the heat wave gripping the region.
The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Los Angeles and Ventura counties until 9 p.m.